Dr. Lisa Butler
Traumatic stress; Resilience; Postraumatic growth; Anticipatory trauma
Summary of Recent Relevant Research:
Dr. Butler's background includes research in traumatic stress and other psychosocial outcomes in a number of populations. Her extreme events interests include the study of factors associated with traumatic stress, resilience, and/or posttraumatic growth outcomes following traumatic events, such as terrorist acts, as well as developing new research examining the nature of traumatic stress reactions in the context of living under threat.